Must Read News Articles –December 14



Social Issues

Health tips (Indian Express, editorial): Instead of cancelling hospital licences, bring in patient centric laws, institutional capacity to enforce them.

Crime & punishment(Indian Express, editorial): There can be no impunity for those who kill in the name of honour.

Coastal literacy project to be rolled out in 3 more districts: the Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority (KSLMA) is all set to kick-start the second phase of Akshara Sagaram.



More time to link accounts to Aadhaar: The government on Wednesday extended the December 31 deadline for linking bank accounts to Aadhaar numbers by three months to March 31, 2018.

Disqualification moves (Hindu, editorial):  Was the Vice-President’s action against two JD(U) MPs a case of speedy justice or a hasty decision?

The outsider: On adultery law (Hindu, editorial): The real issue about our adultery law is whether it should be treated as a crime


Pakistan files counter in ICJ: Pakistan on Wednesday filed a counter-memorial before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against India’s plea to prevent execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court in April.



Prepare plan mapping air pollution sources: SC: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to notify a comprehensive action plan mapping the sources of air pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region within two weeks.


Efforts will be made to complete Polavaram by 2018: Gadkari: All efforts will be made to complete the Polavaram project in 2018 itself, Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.

WTO: India resolute on food security: In the final stages of the ongoing summit-level negotiations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), India upped the ante to protect its food security right, even as the U.S. refused to agree to the demands of developing nations on the issue.

Security and Defence

Narendra Modi inducts Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into Indian Navy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned India’s first modern conventional submarine, INS Kalvari, into Navy’s fleet in Mumbai on Thursday, a first in almost two decades.

Science and Technology

Microsoft new Bing update aims to tackle fake news with artificial intelligence: Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out new features on its Bing search engine powered by artificial intelligence

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